• Christie's Interiors - Style a auction at Christies

    Sale 5681

    Christie's Interiors - Style and Spirit

    23 February 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 101

    A GEORGE II SILVER-GILT TEA CADDY

    MARK OF SAMUEL TAYLOR, LONDON, 1756

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE II SILVER-GILT TEA CADDY
    MARK OF SAMUEL TAYLOR, LONDON, 1756
    Of inverted pear shape, the spirally-fluted sides chased with sprays of peonies, chrysanthemums and roses, on conforming pierced and chased foot, the cover with foliate bud finial, one side engraved with crest, also an associated foliate condiment spoon, engraved with coat-of-arms
    5¾ in. (14.7 cm.) high
    10 oz. (310 gr.)


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